Transformation of Contemporary Societies

Awards and Distinctions

  • Prof. Ansgar Belke

    • 11th of 3600 researchers in the Handelsblatt Economics Ranking (2015) for his current research achievements
    • Appointed president of the “European and Economics and Finance Society” (2015)

  • Dr. Patrick Eiden-Offe, Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study Konstanz (October 2014–March 2015)
  • Prof. Thomas Heberer

    • Appointed to the expert panel for higher and vocational education/humanities and social sciences of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (“Hochschulbildung und Berufsbildung/Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften”) (2014)
    • Member of the Academic Advisory Board of the German Studies Center of the University of Qingdao (2014) and the Academic Board of the China Centre for Research on Environmental Governance and Energy Policies of Zhejiang University (2014)

  • Prof. Fabian Kessl, Member of the Full Board of the German Educational Research Association (DGfE/GERA) (2014)
  • Prof. Yuan Li, President of the Chinese Economic Association (Europe/UK) (2015)
  • Prof. Werner Nienhüser, Scientific Committee, Attac Germany (2014)
  • Prof. Rolf Parr 

    • Appointed to the Theodor Fontane Society (2014)
    • Vice-President of the International Raabe Society

  • Prof. Werner Pascha, Vice-President of the Japanese-German Center Berlin (JDZB) (2015)
  • Prof. Sigrid Quack, Member of the Executive Council of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (2015)
  • Prof. Karen Shire 

    • Vice-President of the RC02 Economy and Society of the International Sociological Association (2014)
    • Scientific Committee, Werner Reimers Foundation (Bad Homburg) (2014)

  • Prof. Wolfgang Stark, Spokesman of the higher education network Hochschulnetzwerk Bildung durch Verantwortung e.V. (2014)
  • Prof. Markus Taube 

    • “One Thousand Plan” Professor, Tianjin, PR China (2014)
    • “Outstanding Professor”, Nankai University, Tianjin, PR China (2014–2017).
    • Advisory Board of the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS), Berlin (2014)

Awards

  • Dr. Derya Gür-Şeker, fourth year of the Global Young Faculty
  • Dr. Timo Heinrich, fourth year of the Global Young Faculty 
  • Dr. Dietmar Meinel, Innovation Teaching Award of the UDE (2015)
  • Prof. Dr. Andreas Niederberger, Diversity Research Award, Faculty of Humanities (2015)
  • Prof. Dr. Marie Elina Paul, Diversity Research Award, Mercator School of Management/Faculty of Business Administration
  • Dr. Glaucia Peres da Silva, fourth year of the Global Young Faculty 
  • Sigrid Quack, Journal Prize of the Society of Friends and Former Associates of the Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) (2014)
  • Dr. Corinna Schlicht, Diversity Award of the UDE (2014)
  • Prof. Anja Weiß, Diversity Teaching Award/Faculty of Social Sciences (2015)